Day 1
16 May 2017
Day 2
17 May 2017

Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits

Presenting Company Exhibits Open Follow @ZellLurie on Twitter and use hashtag #MichiganGCS to tweet about the symposium.

Accelerators, Incubators, and Foundries: Understanding the landscape and value for life science startups

Hosted by BioArbor, we will hope you will join us for this informative panel discussion. The room opens at 9:30 a.m. with the panel discussion starting at 10:10 a.m.

Lunch Reception

The lunch buffet will open at 11:30. The welcome and keynote address will be from 12-1:00 p.m. in the ballroom.

Keynote Address & MVCA Report Highlights

Professor David J. Brophy, Director of Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity at the University of Michigan will provide the opening remarks for this year’s MGCS / Coulter event. The Michigan Venture Capital Association annual report highlights will be presented by Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director of the Michigan Venture Capital Association. Keynote Speaker...
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Panel: Fintech: Disruption or Innovation in Venture?

Panelists: Don Layden, Venture Partner, Baird Capital; Tim Monnin, Managing Director, FinTech, Pacific Crest; Jonathan Murray, Managing Director, Draper Triangle (moderator); Steve Robert, CEO, Autobooks. Panel presented by Draper Triangle Ventures.
Don Layden
Tim Monnin
Jonathan Murray
Steve Robert

Panel: When Obamacare Becomes Trumpcare – Implications for Healthcare

Dan Kidle, Principal, Arboretum Ventures (moderator). Panel presented by Arboretum Ventures.
Dan Kidle

Networking Dinner Reception at U-M’s Football Stadium

Join us at The Big House on the field to play some ball and at the dinner reception from above the field. Hal Davis will perform with his Jazz trio. Shuttle transportation will be provided between the Marriott and the Stadium. The MVCA will be hosting a later reception in Ann Arbor for invited...
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Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits

Breakfast Buffet Opens Follow @ZellLurie on Twitter and use hashtag #MichiganGCS to tweet about the symposium.

Panel: Early-stage Life Science Companies: Building a Great Team

Hear from CEOs and VCs on best practices and lessons learned on how best to build your team in an early-stage life sciences company. Jim Adox, Managing Director, Venture Investors (moderator). Panel presented by Venture Investors.  
Jim Adox

MGCS Company Presentations

University Research Track

Networking Luncheon & Closing Remarks

David J. Brophy, Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity Finance, University of Michigan